Yarn Chick Table Markers

Materials

  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam Egg, 1-7/8"x2-1/2"
  • Yellow yarn
  • Felt, scraps: yellow, orange
  • Construction paper scraps: white, pink, blue, purple
  • Orange chenille stem
  • Wiggle eyes, two
  • Yellow craft boa, 2" length
  • Shaped paperclip: circle, triangle, or square

Tools

  • Aleene's Original Tacky Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, black marker

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print and cut out patterns.

STEP 2

  • Gently rub end of egg on work surface (to flatten). Beginning on end of egg (body), wrap and adhere yarn around body.

STEP 3

  • Adhere eyes and beak on body. Adhere wings on sides of body and boa (feathers) on top of body.

STEP 4

  • For legs and feet, measure and cut two 2"-long and two 1-1/2"-long orange chenille stem lengths. Wrap feet around legs, forming three toes. Adhere legs into body.

STEP 5

  • Straighten 1" end of paperclip; insert paperclip into top of body.

STEP 6

  • For place card, cut small paper rectangle. Use black marker to write name on place card. Insert place card in paperclip.

Tip

  • 1. If working with younger kids, cut out pattern shapes ahead of time and have kids wrap yarn around eggs and decorate chicks.
by Linda Valentino

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2295/05b95777-15d8-40d1-b02a-18d9ea5bc94e.pdf



Yarn Chick Table Markers
Yarn Chick Table Markers